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Loveland teen organizes 5K, raises $10K for veterans
He watched military shows nonstop and all of his Halloween costumes were – that right – military-related. He is passionate and has several such service projects, including raising over $1,300 for the Disabled American Veterans and founding the Goshen ...

Nerd Reactor

Galina Zhukovskaia as Ciri in Witcher 3 cosplay
Nerd Reactor
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is now available for the PS4, Xbox One and PC, and what better way to celebrate the game's release this week than these beautiful cosplay photos by photographer Makar Vinogradov? Cosplayer Galina Zhukovskaia dresses up as ...

Ever Been Scared of a Child? 10 Chilling Children's Halloween Costumes
Common knowledge would dictate that kids will try to avoid horrifying and terrifying spectacles whenever possible. Sure, that makes sense, unless of course they ARE the terrifying, horrifying spectacle. Last week we took a look at some kid cosplay that ...

Crow Remake News: Andrea Riseborough In Talks To Play Female Version Of ...
For anyone who wasn't born yet when the original Crow movie launched a thousand easy Halloween costumes and a Hollywood legend about the Lee family, here's the plot: Riseborough would be playing Top Dollar, a gang leader in charge of a group of ...

Allentown Morning Call

Are you a Mad Hatter? Head to the Steampunk Cosplay Tea Party
Allentown Morning Call
Historic Bethlehem Museum & Sites is hosting a Steampunk Cosplay Tea Party 6-8 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. The event is in conjunction with a new "Steampunk" exhibit at the Kemerer, featuring vintage and new ... (blog)

This 18-Year-Old's Handmade Disney Princess Gowns Will Blow Your Mind (blog)
Everyone's like, "Your Halloween costumes must be amazing," but I don't really celebrate, aside from eating candy. I don't go out to parties or trick-or-treat or anything like that. The costumes I have worn on Halloween have been poor and half-assed ...


New Kind of Disney Cosplay Slightly Less Embarrassing Than Original
This week, the Orlando Sentinel reported on “Disneybounding,” a growing dress-up trend that some will think is a super fun hoot, while others will perceive it as a disturbing sign of the coming apocalypse. To be a Disneybounder, you dress up in regular ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

NBA Draft: No. 1 pick means more wins but fewer fans
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Getting the No. 1 overall pick would certainly be better than getting the No. 2, 3 or 4 pick if you're the Wolves. There is your breaking news bulletin for the day. But what are the odds of the Wolves getting the top pick when the order is determined ...


Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): Spider-Gwen, Power Girl, Captain America, and ...
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as and the Superhero Costuming Forum.

Cosplayers to bring colour, creativity to Northern FanCon
Prince George Citizen
Harrison has been in the props/costume industry for more than 25 years, and has built for Stargate, Chronicles of Riddick, and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, to name only a few. Another is cosplay superstar Lindsay Elyse who is a professional costumer

Houston Press

Top 10 Dirt Cheap Rock Star Halloween Costumes
Houston Press
Yep, it's that time again. Almost Halloween, and you with no costume. There's no time left to execute some grand vision that might impress people you'd like to sleep with. (Unless you want to try these, from our sister blog Art Attack.) That leaves you ...

Mom and Pop porn film operation
Kimberley Daily Bulletin
Rollie — who works in the costume industry — has a fabulous collection of bowties and a I'm Home" nature from another era, like a gentle father from a 50s TV sitcom. As a narrator, he is omnipotent, speaking to the audience directly and even ...

The Mary Sue

How To Get Your Partner To Call You “Sherlock” In The Bedroom
The Mary Sue
You know how, each Halloween, the costume industry finds a couple new interesting characters or personas to force awkwardly into their miniskirt-and-fishnets women's costume template, forcing anyone who wants to present as a woman on Halloween and ...

Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Suit Used Over 1.8 Miles of Plastic Filament ...
i3 One of the areas which has seen substantial benefit from 3D printing is that of the prop and costume industry. Whether created for movie and set production or printed out as simply a hobby, the design attributes that 3D printing has to offer are ...

Miss Indonesia 20kg costume wins at Miss Universe
Central Java's Borobudur Temple made history at the Miss Universe pageant 2015. Miss Indonesia Elvira Devinamira won the best national costume for her take on the UNESCO World Heritage site. The 20kg costume she wore also bore the style of ...

Reno Gazette Journal

Longtime Sparks costume, tie-dye store to move to Reno
Reno Gazette Journal
But the costume industry has changed with what's called the popup store like the Spirit store or the Halloween store." "The quality of packaged costumes has plummeted, absolutely plummeted … and I can't compete with that type of costume," she said.

Deadly Halloween Across the Nation
NYT > Halloween - Nov 2, 2014
At least 15 people were killed and nine others injured in accidents and a fire connected to the festivities from California to New York.
3 Girls Killed in Hit-and-Run While Trick-or-Treating in Santa Ana
NYT > Halloween - Nov 1, 2014
The girls, two of whom were twin sisters, were in a marked crosswalk when they were struck by a sport utility vehicle Friday evening, the authorities said.
Halloween Creeps In Where Local Tradition Ruled the Living and Dead
NYT > Halloween - Oct 31, 2014
As Mexicans prepare for the annual observance commemorating departed ancestors, they are also debating the influence of Halloween on the holiday.

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